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Find a Job
MVAA is committed to easing military members' transitions from the service into the civilian world. The following resources, combined with tips and tools on applying for jobs, can help veterans establish a great career in Michigan. Don't forget, some job search costs are tax deductible. Check with a tax advisor for more information.
MVAA has created a Veteran-Friendly Employer program to recognize the efforts of companies that hire and retain veterans in their workforce. These Gold-, Silver- and Bronze-level employers recognize the value of hiring veterans and meet specified criteria distinguishing them as Veteran-Friendly. Visit the Veteran-Friendly Employer page for a listing of participating employers.
Private Sector Jobs
HELMETS TO HARDHATS
Connects veterans with careers in construction. The site also includes a database featuring jobs, apprenticeships and training programs.
Read more about Helmets to Hardhats
MILITARY SPOUSE EMPLOYMENT PARTNERSHIP
A targeted recruitment and employment solution for spouses and companies that prepares military spouses to become competitive, "job ready" applicants and connects them with employers.
Read more about the Military Spouse Employment Partnership
PURE MICHIGAN TALENT CONNECT
MI Talent brings together job seekers and potential employers from across Michigan in one spot. Users can post resumes, access job postings and learn about upcoming hiring events. Applicants who identify themselves as veterans in their online profiles receive "veteran preference" on the website, which includes 24-hour advance notice of job postings before they are visible to the general public.
STATE OF MICHIGAN JOBS
Explore the Michigan Civil Service Commission's job listing to learn more about opportunities with the State of Michigan.
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MDOT VETERAN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
The Michigan Department of Transportation offer opportunities to veterans who cannot return to their previous civilian job after serving in combat through the MDOT Veteran Internship Program. Placement depends upon the veteran's knowledge, skills and abilities.
CAREERONESTOP VETERANS REEMPLOYMENT
CareerOneStop is a website sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration. The site includes a military to civilian job search and links to additional benefits and assistance.
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FEDS HIRE VETS
The official website of the U.S. government, this site is designed to help veterans find jobs in the federal government. An individual can search for jobs as a veteran, transitioning service member or family member. It also includes a listing of Veteran Employment Program Offices.
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The federal government has a long and outstanding record of employing veterans. Veterans have technical skills in areas of critical importance, and many also already have the security clearances required for some federal positions.
A section of U.S. Jobs by the National Labor Exchange with veteran-specific information. Includes tools for career research, resources for veterans and relocation resources.
The Office of Personnel Management is the human resources agency for the executive branch of the federal government. This website includes federal jobs listings, upcoming events, news releases and additional information.